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Like Edvard Grieg, whom the Scandinavians long refused

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Like Edvard Grieg, whom the Scandinavians long refused to recognize, the Italians’ disregard for Verdi persisted for a decade after his critical acclaim in France and Austria.

(A) Like Edvard Grieg, whom the Scandinavians long refused to recognize,
(B) Like Edvard Grieg, who the Scandinavians long refused to recognize,
(C) Just as Edvard Grieg was long refused recognition by the Scandinavians,
(D) Just as the Scandinavians long refused to recognize Edvard Grieg, so
(E) Like the Scandinavians’ long refusal to recognize Edvard Grieg,
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Like Edvard Grieg, whom the Scandinavians long refused to recognize, the Italians’ disregard for Verdi persisted for a decade after his critical acclaim in France and Austria.

(A) illogical comparison between Edvard Grieg and Italian's disregard
(B) illogical comparison as in A
"who" is wrong, "whom" is needed bcz "Edvard Grieg" is the object; so objective pronoun is needed
(C)changes the meaning.. it seems that Edvard Grieg himself refused recognition
illogical comparison as in A
(D) illogical comparison: Scandinavians is compared with Italian's disregard
(E) Like the Scandinavians’ long refusal to recognize Edvard Grieg,
Scandinavians' long refusal is compared correctly with Italians' disregard
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It seems like your question tests levels of 600-700 instead of sub 600.
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Like Edvard Grieg, whom the Scandinavians long refused to recognize, the Italians’ disregard for Verdi persisted for a decade after his critical acclaim in France and Austria.

(A) Like Edvard Grieg, whom the Scandinavians long refused to recognize,
(B) Like Edvard Grieg, who the Scandinavians long refused to recognize,
(C) Just as Edvard Grieg was long refused recognition by the Scandinavians,
(D) Just as the Scandinavians long refused to recognize Edvard Grieg, so
(E) Like the Scandinavians’ long refusal to recognize Edvard Grieg,


Like the Scandinavians’ long refusal to recognize Edvard Grieg, the Italians’ disregard for Verdi persisted for a decade after his critical acclaim in France and Austria.

Like X, Y correct usage only in (E) , hence this is our answer...

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Re: Like Edvard Grieg, whom the Scandinavians long refused [#permalink]

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Like Edvard Grieg, whom the Scandinavians long refused to recognize, the Italians’ disregard for Verdi persisted for a decade after his critical acclaim in France and Austria.

(A) Like Edvard Grieg, whom the Scandinavians long refused to recognize,
(B) Like Edvard Grieg, who the Scandinavians long refused to recognize,
(C) Just as Edvard Grieg was long refused recognition by the Scandinavians,
(D) Just as the Scandinavians long refused to recognize Edvard Grieg, so
(E) Like the Scandinavians’ long refusal to recognize Edvard Grieg,


Wrong Comparision. Here in the above sentence Edvard Grige (human being) is compared to Italian's (Something possessed by People of Italy).
A,B,C and D all are wrong because of the reason stated above

Only option E compares human to human
Hence E

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Re: Like Edvard Grieg, whom the Scandinavians long refused [#permalink]

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Like Edvard Grieg, whom the Scandinavians long refused to recognize, the Italians’ disregard for Verdi persisted for a decade after his critical acclaim in France and Austria.

(A) Like Edvard Grieg, whom the Scandinavians long refused to recognize,Like used for comparison,but the comparison is wrong.
(B) Like Edvard Grieg, who the Scandinavians long refused to recognize,Like used for comparison,but the comparison is wrong.
(C) Just as Edvard Grieg was long refused recognition by the Scandinavians,as used for comparison,wrong comparison
(D) Just as the Scandinavians long refused to recognize Edvard Grieg, so usage of idiom 'Just...So', the parallelism is missing.
(E) Like the Scandinavians’ long refusal to recognize Edvard Grieg, Correct comparison.
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